[talk-ph] how do i tag these?

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Fri Feb 11 03:22:34 GMT 2011


Dear Tutubi,

I'm cc'ing the list for more ideas.   The tags I use are below, this
may not be official.


On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 11:05 AM, tutubi
<tutubi at backpackingphilippines.com> wrote:
> Hi Maning,
> just a quick question/clarification with several answers:
> pawnshops
shop=pawnshop

> courier companies e.g. LBC,
amenity=post_office
(not the best tag though)

> remittance companies: western union
> money changers
amenity=bureau_de_change

> spas
No idea.

> funeral homes
amenity=mortuary or shop=funeral_directors

> purified water shops: shop=water?
shop=water_refilling

> lechon manok: restaurant or kiosk?
amenity=fast_food
I think a separate tag should be use for this take_away (you just buy
but can't eat there)

> do i tag car supply shops as shop= car_parts or car_repair? lots of them on
> roosevelt, araneta and banawe
Usually shop=car_repair

> appliance shop =hi-fi?
no idea.


There was a discussion on this years ago.  We tried documenting PH
specific POI tags but never had the time to agree on the convention:
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/PH:Map_Features


>Potlatch 2 has this tag but not rendered by your map
> there's also a laundrette POI in polatch2, not rendered by your map but i'm
> also adding them
> Potlatch2 has a very easy way of adding POIs without touching the advanced
> tab
> will add the POIs and just edit the addr tags later...


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maning
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